Four MSI PIs are among the University faculty who have named 2019-21 McKnight Land-Grant Professors. The purpose of this program is to advance the careers of outstanding assistant professors. The MSI PIs included on the list are:
A group of University of Minnesota climate experts, including MSI PIs, spoke recently to a new Minnesota House committee about climate change in the state. The experts briefed the House Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division about how changes in temperature and precipitation are affecting the state and answered questions from lawmakers.
University leaders announced the Grand Challenges Research Interdisciplinary Team Awards for 2019 in December 2018. Six teams received awards, three of which are co-led by MSI PIs. The projects headed by MSI PIs include (MSI PIs are in bold): Clinical Precision Medicine Based on Single Cell Analysis Co-PIs:
The Data Sharing and Cyberinfrastructure Working Group, a collaboration between NSF’s four Big Data Hubs, is hosting a web-based presentation on Friday, January 11, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 pm CST. The topic is “Massachusetts Responds to the Opioid Epidemic: Using Data to Inform Policy and Programs” and it will be presented by Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.